August 13, 2009 – Jonathan VanAllen, 24 from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and Colm Higgans, 22 from Monterey, died from serious personal injuries sustained in an auto accident early this morning. Apparently at around 4 a.m. a 2006 BMW ran off of the road and collided with a tree. The accident occurred near the intersection of routes 7 and 20 in Lenox.
Both VanAllen and Higgans were pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear who was driving the vehicle and what caused the crash. The Lenox Police are investigating the accident.